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The Rock Report 03/18

Two big wins against Bulldogs help end home stand in fine fashion.

Wednesday, 03.20.2013 / 10:59 AM CT / St. John's IceCaps
By Chris Doyle  - St. John's IceCaps Communications Coordinator
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The Rock Report 03\/18
ICECAPS FIND GOLD ON PADDY\u2019S DAY WEEKEND\r\nTwo big wins against Bulldogs help end home stand in fine fashion

ICECAPS FIND GOLD ON PADDY’S DAY WEEKEND

Two big wins against Bulldogs help end home stand in fine fashion.

The luck of the Irish was with the IceCaps this past weekend. St. John’s took both games against the Bulldogs in very different ways, first beating Hamilton handily with a 5-0 shutout and following that up with a thrilling 4-3 comeback victory on Josh Lunden’s goal with 26 seconds left in regulation time. The IceCaps head out on the road this week for the start of a five-game road trip with back-to-back games Friday and Saturday in Portland and a Sunday matinee in Manchester.

WEEK IN REVIEW:

Friday, March 15 – St. John’s IceCaps 5 Hamilton Bulldogs 0

The IceCaps took it to the Hamilton Bulldogs from start to finish in a resounding 5-0 win at

Mile One Centre Friday night.

St. John’s scored three times in the opening 10 minutes of the game, chasing Bulldogs starter

Robert Mayer and ending its eight-game home losing streak to pick up its 10th win of the

season at Mile One. Aaron Gagnon extended his point streak to six games with a goal and an assist while Eric O’Dell also had a goal and an assist. Mark Dekanich made 23 saves for his second shutout of the season as the IceCaps snapped a six-game losing streak overall.

Full Recap | Box Score | Highlights

Saturday, March 16 – St. John’s IceCaps 4 Hamilton Bulldogs 3

It looked grim for two periods, but the IceCaps made up for it in the third, scoring three goals to erase a 3-1 deficit and win 4-3 over the Hamilton Bulldogs Saturday at Mile One Centre.

Eric O’Dell scored two goals in the final frame, including the tying marker with 2:07 to go, and Josh Lunden completed the comeback with 26 seconds left. O’Dell finished the game with three points while Mark Dekanich picked up his second straight win with a 16-save performance. Ray Sawada scored the other St. John’s tally and Kael Mouillierat chipped in with a pair of assists.

Full Recap | Box Score | Highlights

ICE-CAPSules

Lunden Calling: It was a milestone weekend for F Josh Lunden. The gritty winger notched his first AHL goal in Friday’s 5-0 drubbing and followed that up with the game-winning tally Saturday, scoring with 26 seconds left in the game to break a 3-3 tie. Lunden found himself on a line with two of the team’s leading scorers in Eric O’Dell and Kael Mouillierat for much of the weekend. The trio combined for six of the club’s nine goals in the two games.

Still Streaking: F Aaron Gagnon’s point streak has now reached a team-high seven games after he got on the score sheet in both contests this weekend. Gagnon notched the opening goal and eventual game-winner Friday and picked up an assist in Saturday’s win. Gagnon has nine points (5G, 4A) during his current streak.

Second and 20: F Eric O’Dell became the second IceCap to reach 20 goals in a season with his three goals this weekend. O’Dell notched his 19th on Friday and hit number 20 early in the third period on Saturday. Jason King is the only other IceCap to score 20 times in a season – he had 22 last season – in the club’s brief two-year history.

Jets Update: The Jets surged into top spot in the Southeast Division with three wins in four games last week. Winnipeg defeated the Toronto Maple Leafs 5-2 Tuesday night and bested the New York Rangers 3-1 on Thursday before beating the Leafs again on Saturday 5-4 in a shootout. Despite a Sunday afternoon loss to the Ottawa Senators, the Jets find themselves in third place in the Eastern Conference with 32 points.

Injury Report: Injured: Jason King (head), Hunter Tremblay (head), Ivan Telegin (head), Ryan Schnell (lower body), John Albert (hand) and Josh Godfrey (undisclosed).

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STANDINGS

WESTERN CONFERENCE
  TEAM GP W L OT GF GA PTS
1 x - ANA 77 48 22 7 225 215 103
2 x - NSH 76 47 21 8 218 183 102
3 STL 75 46 22 7 228 186 99
4 MIN 76 44 25 7 219 186 95
5 CHI 74 44 24 6 209 172 94
6 VAN 75 43 27 5 215 203 91
7 WPG 75 39 24 12 212 197 90
8 LAK 75 37 24 14 200 188 88
9 CGY 75 40 28 7 219 199 87
10 DAL 76 37 29 10 236 243 84
11 SJS 75 37 30 8 210 212 82
12 COL 75 35 28 12 205 209 82
13 EDM 75 22 40 13 181 254 57
14 ARI 76 23 45 8 160 252 54

STATS

2014-2015 REGULAR SEASON
SKATERS: GP G A +/- Pts
A. Ladd 75 24 35 11 59
B. Wheeler 73 24 34 24 58
B. Little 65 24 27 10 51
M. Scheifele 75 14 32 10 46
D. Byfuglien 66 16 27 7 43
M. Frolik 75 17 23 4 40
D. Stafford 69 16 24 -14 40
M. Perreault 56 18 18 3 36
J. Tlusty 65 14 15 -18 29
T. Myers 65 7 18 -9 25
 
GOALIES: W L OT Sv% GAA
O. Pavelec 19 14 7 .919 2.35
M. Hutchinson 20 10 5 .913 2.43
 
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